Programmes & Schemes

Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Park (STEP)

The Science & Technology Entrepreneurs Park (STEP) programme was initiated to provide a re-orientation in the approach to innovation and entrepreneurship involving education, training, research, finance, management and the government. A STEP creates the necessary climate for innovation, information exchange, sharing of experience and facilities and opening new avenues for students, teachers, researchers and industrial managers to grow in a trans-disciplinary culture, each understanding and depending on the other's inputs for starting a successful economic venture.The objectives of STEP are to forge linkages among academic and R&D institutions on one hand and the industry on the other and also promote innovative enterprise through S&T persons

Programme Type: Human Resource and Development

Ministry / Department: Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt of India

Focus Area: Science and Technology

Target Audience: Academic institutions and Industries

Funding Agency: National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India

Purpose: Capacity Building, Research

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